[Baypiggies] Baypiggies Digest, Vol 44, Issue 39

Roderick Llewellyn roderick at sanfransystems.com
Tue Jun 30 19:26:55 CEST 2009

Charles Merriam's proposal, if serious it be, sounds like one step on the 
way to establishing a certification process. Is that good? I don't know. - 
Rod L.

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> Date: Tue, 30 Jun 2009 09:56:01 -0700
> From: Charles Merriam <charles.merriam at gmail.com>
> To: Roderick Llewellyn <roderick at sanfransystems.com>
> Cc: baypiggies at python.org
> Subject: [Baypiggies] Job Requirements PEP
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> So, will there be a PEP for how to hire and evaluate Python
> programmers?   Python would be the first language to explicitly even
> think about what a programmer should know.  It could provide a topic
> list or point system for competence in Python  constructs and aspects.
> It might provide a guideline for other professionals to get an early
> pass at competence.
> My intuition is that this idea deserves a vigorous, silly, in person
> debate.  After which, one person will write "The Purity Test:  Python
> Edition", and, more likely than not, no answers will be found.
> Charles

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